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Ukraine: A Photo Guide For Visitors & Travel Tips

Ukraine is a fascinating place sandwiched between Russia and Europe. The last massive buffer zone between the European bloc and the growing world powers of the world’s biggest country. With a long history of settlement stretching back over 30,000 years and centuries of wars with invaders, Ukraine’s lands have been conquered and divided up since …

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Rome Photo Blog: On Location in Italy’s Eternal City

My visit to Rome started with preconceptions. The travel tales of friends, twitter rants about Rome’s tourism problem, and the myopic comments of armchair travellers seeped into my consciousness. Rome must suck, I thought. Expecting rude natives, endless traffic jams, mediocre food, stinking streets, and queues for everything, I was ever hopeful to avoid the worst of …

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Dublin On A Budget – Here’s How to Visit & Not Go Broke

The Dublin on a Budget Guide is the essential guide to saving money in Ireland’s capital, a city known for being expensive. Tips on saving money on transport, accommodation, food, and entertainment. Here’s the ultimate guide to things to do in Dublin for free, nearly free, and downright reasonably priced. The Budget Guide to Dublin is a …

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Finding Your Irish Argentine Roots – Irish Genealogy Resources

If like me, you’ve been travelling for any period of time, cultural identity becomes more important. My background has definitely become something of a source of interest, pride even. This renewed interest is cultivated by people prompting me to discuss it. Everywhere I travel, there are always people that want to know about my family history. …

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Admiral William Brown – The Irish Founder Of Argentina’s Navy

Guillermo Brown, born William Brown, is probably the most well-known Irish person to have made a name for himself in Latin America. As the first admiral of the Argentine navy and a highly respected and victorious leader, Admiral William Brown influenced Argentina more than any other immigrant from Ireland. William Brown’s early years Born in …

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Che Guevara's Irish Roots

Che Guevara’s Irish Roots – The Irish in Argentina

Che Guevara Lynch is a legend in several countries. A traveller and nomad, explorer, hero, villain, liberator, oppressor, killer, politician, and icon. He’s also one of the most famous Irish-Argentine personalities along with William Brown, the Irish founder of the Argentine Navy. Guevara is well known for being a leading figure in the Cuban Revolution …

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